Dr Jonathan Kwan MBE

Consultant Physician & Nephrologist


Clinical Interests

  • General internal medicine
  • All aspects of renal medicine
  • Early detection of kidney disease
  • Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
  • Hypertension
  • Renal anaemia
  • Diabetic nephropathy
  • Urinary abnormalities, e.g. haematuria/proteinuria
  • Preparation for Dialysis

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Personal profile

Having qualified at King’s College Hospital Medical School, Dr Jonathan Kwan trained in renal and general medicine in a number of London teaching hospitals, including King’s, St. George’s and The Royal London.

Dr Kwan was first appointed as a Consultant Nephrologist in 1994, then rising through the ranks of Clinical Director, Divisional Director and Medical Director at St Helier Hospital, South West London. After returning from working abroad, he is now a Consultant Nephrologist and General Physician at Darent Valley Hospital, Dartford, Kent.

Dr Kwan has extensive clinical experience in treating kidney patients for over 30 years, with the last 20 being at a Consultant level. He gained the accolades of being the winner of UK Hospital Doctor of the Year in Innovation 2004, and runner-up in renal team, 2007. He has published over 65 peer-reviewed papers in various high impact journals.

Dr Kwan was awarded a MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List for Services to the NHS in 2020.

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